Arlene Manankil-Boyce has over 20 years of progressive fundraising experience with a focus on major gifts, leadership giving, and corporate philanthropy. She recently served 10 years at University Health Network first as the Director of Development for Toronto Rehab Foundation, where she helped lead the successful completion of its $100M Where Incredible Happens Campaign. Additionally, she ran its physicians’ leaders campaign, a stewardship community engagement program, and managed the corporate partnerships team. In 2021, under the newly amalgamated UHN Foundation, Arlene was the Campaign Manager for the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Palliative Care and supported select funding priorities within Toronto Rehab. She successfully raised $12M to enable key research initiatives in youth transitional care, vaccine development, infectious diseases surveillance, and COVID-19 research.
Prior to UHN, Arlene worked for 11 years at SickKids Foundation in progressive major gift roles, led its Operating Suites Redevelopment campaign and the SickKids Leaders initiative that has since raised more than $37 million since its inception. She returns to Scarborough Health Network Foundation where she started her career in fundraising in 1998 at its legacy organization, Centenary Health Centre Foundation.
Arlene holds an Honours BA from the University of Toronto, a Fundraising Management Certificate from Ryerson University, and a Project Management Certificate from the University of Toronto.